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Katherine Gerberich / Columbia Daily Spectator

The building, pictured left, is located at 50 Claremont Avenue.

Updated 2:54 a.m.

A 52-year-old resident of Columbia faculty and staff housing died after jumping from an apartment window on Claremont Avenue yesterday morning, according to a New York Police Department spokesperson. The man was was not affiliated with the University.

He landed on the scaffolding of the building located at 50 Claremont Avenue. The incident was reported at 11:34 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 11, and police remained on scene for the remainder of the afternoon.

An investigation into the official cause of death is still ongoing.

This is a breaking story—check back for updates.

Staff writer Stephanie Lai can be contacted at stephanie.lai@columbiaspectator.com. Follow her on Twitter @stephaniealai.

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